Bowery

New Museum Adds 2 Galleries this Week as Part of Expansion into 231 Bowery

Posted September 25, 2017 at 9:26 am

The forty-year-old New Museum, on the Bowery for eleven years already, is on course to renovate the adjacent property and increase its overall footprint. Starting this week – more than a year after first announcing the expansion – the ground level will be ready for a slate of art programming. “The expansion effort will ultimately enable the […]

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Lakwena Brings her Kaleidoscopic Vision to the Bowery Mural Wall

Posted September 21, 2017 at 5:08 am

The season is changing, which means another participant for the revolving door that is the Bowery Mural Wall. Earlier this week, contractors sanded then resurfaced the two-story canvas in preparation for the next artist on the docket. We are told that the latest is Lakwena, a London-based artist who specializes in colorful, “kaleidoscopic” patterns. She […]

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‘The Turf’ Pop-Up Hits the Bowery for Weeklong Residency

Posted September 15, 2017 at 5:11 am

When Chair Up was forced from its seventeen-year perch on the Bowery, an enormous space was liberated for the taking. The first suitor to do so was Spanish kicks company, Camper, which opened a branded “Lab” here last April. The other half of 219-221 Bowery, however, remained dormant until now. In comes something called The […]

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Why You Might See Emma Stone in the Bowery Subway Station Today

Posted September 15, 2017 at 5:03 am

Here’s why you might be late for work today. Emma Stone will probably be filming in the Bowery subway station of the JZ line. Indeed, the actress returns to the Lower East Side to shoot scenes for the forthcoming Netflix series, Maniac, a dark-comedy that co-stars Jonah Hill. Requisite signs are posted to street furniture […]

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As CitizenM Bowery Nears Completion, its Tower Crane is Finally Gone

Last modified September 11, 2017 at 7:16 am

The concrete spine of CitizenM’s Bowery hotel had been sitting unpretty for quite some time before the modular building components began arriving last November. Now the flesh is finally filled out. For months, flatbed trucks delivered the cookie-cutter units, each creating the body of a hotel that rises nineteen stories, piercing the Bowery skyline. It’s […]

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Andre 3000 of Outkast Poses for Tretorn’s Fall Fashions on the Bowery

Posted September 6, 2017 at 9:25 am

Herewith, a gratuitous shot of Andre 3000 posing for a photo shoot on the Bowery. The Outkast co-frontman was in the neighborhood yesterday pimping fashions for Tretorn, the Swedish-based footwear/outerwear brand. The 41-year-old rapper (aka Andre Benjamin) partnered with Tretorn earlier this year, and was anointed Creative Director. His most immediate responsibility, apparently, is being […]

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Beloved Chinatown Noodle House ‘Lam Zhou’ Rebounds on the Bowery

Posted September 6, 2017 at 5:00 am

Mourning Lam Zhou was apparently a bit hasty. You’ll recall that the beloved Chinatown noodle house departed 144 East Broadway in August after its lease expired. It was news that weighed heavy in the foodie circles, and obits were published all over the web. Rest easy, though. Looks like ownership wasted no time in scouting […]

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With On Stellar Rays Gone, Sammy’s Restaurant Equipment Returns to the Bowery (Kind of)

Posted August 25, 2017 at 5:02 am

With the loss of On Stellar Rays, a familiar face returns to the Bowery. On Stellar Rays vacated the Lower East Side after a nine-year gallery tenure that began on Orchard Street and concluded this past June at 1 Rivington Street. Two months later, the space is again catering to the restaurant supply industry, even […]

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‘La Gamelle’ on the Bowery Hasn’t Been Open of Late

Posted August 24, 2017 at 5:19 am

La Gamelle hasn’t been open lately. Not for at least a week. It appears as though the restaurant at 241 Bowery is closed for the duration. The Google search alert says La Gamelle is “permanently closed,” and we’ve yet to receive a response to calls or messages. Open Table’s reservation system, however, deems the hiatus […]

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Chris Burden’s ‘Ghost Ship’ Removed from the New Museum After 4 Years

Posted August 17, 2017 at 5:00 am

The New Museum is in expansion mode. In due course, the forty-year-old institution will expand its capabilities and facilities next door to 233 Bowery. Okay, fine. But what of the appendage protruding from its boxy facade? The life-sized nautical ornament was pried from its four-story perch at the end of July. It was four years […]

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